St Salvators Chapel

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  • St. Andrews: Golf History Tour

    1. St. Andrews: Golf History Tour

    After meeting your guide outside the Russell Hotel you will hear about the Martyrs Monument, the alleged former site of the 1st tee. Situated by the British Golf Museum this is the site of a former quarry where you will hear about what lies beneath, including its significance when golf was banned in the 1400s. You'll then head across to the Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and the famed Old Course, where you will hear about some of the quarks of the game which have shaped its remarkable history. You'll then pass along the route of an old "19th hole" which was once frequented by Bing Crosby and was also renamed "1 Nike Place" for a week during the 2015 Open Championships. Following that, visit the Dunvegan Hotel where you can admire its many golfing photos. You will then see the former birthplace of Old Tom Morris before heading into the quadrangle of St. Salvator’s College to learn about Sco...

    Richard was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable about St Andrews and it’s history.

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A really good tour. You learn about the golf origins as well as the beautiful town and it’s fascinating history. Our guide Richard was engaging, spoke clearly and answered all questions we had. Would thoroughly recommend!

Richard was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable about St Andrews and it’s history.